iPhone http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20163/all en iPhone 4S sales break records http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/111017/iphone-4s-sales-break-records <p> Apple reported on Monday that iPhone 4S sales topped 4 million in its first three days, according to PC Magazine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/111017/iphone-4s-sales-break-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple iPhone United States Business Innovation United States Mon, 17 Oct 2011 15:05:41 +0000 News Desk 5678133 at http://www.globalpost.com Steve Jobs biography reveals Apple's war on Google Android http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/111021/steve-jobs-biography-reveals-apples-war-google-android <p> Steve Jobs wanted to wage &quot;thermonuclear war&quot; on Google for what he saw as its theft for the Apple iOS for their Android mobile operating system, according to the first extracts from his forthcoming authorized biography.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/111021/steve-jobs-biography-reveals-apples-war-google-android" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple Google iPhone Steve Jobs Americas Business Innovation Technology United States Fri, 21 Oct 2011 11:46:00 +0000 News Desk 5678798 at http://www.globalpost.com Former Apple boss says he didn't 'fire' Steve Jobs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/120113/former-apple-boss-says-he-didnt-fire-steve-jobs <p> Former Apple CEO sets record straight on Steve Jobs&#39; departure from Apple</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/120113/former-apple-boss-says-he-didnt-fire-steve-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple iPhone Steve Jobs Technology United States Fri, 13 Jan 2012 20:59:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5687338 at http://www.globalpost.com iPhone, Android or Blackberry: Your smartphone and your sex life http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/wanderlust/iphone-android-blackberry-sex-life <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Survey of Canadian singles finds dating preference of different smart phone users. They come in three main forms: lovers, drinkers and iPhone users. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Iva Roze Skoch </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Android users are tramps, while Blackberry users are drunks.</p> <p> These are &mdash; in a nutshell &mdash;the findings of a Match.com online survey conducted with 1,068 Canadian singles from Oct. 13 to 15.</p> <p> Alright, so perhaps the findings were not quite as harsh, but they did reveal that Canadian singles who use Android phones are more likely to have sex on a first date and partake in one-night stands, compared to those who own other types of smartphones, <a href="http://www.vancouversun.com/life/Android+users+more+likely+have+first+date+Survey/6080175/story.html">Postmedia News reports</a>.</p> <p> What the survey didn&rsquo;t mention is whether Android users get invited on second dates, or if they always follow Google&rsquo;s informal motto <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don't_be_evil">&lsquo;Do be evil&rsquo;</a> during one-night stands.</p> <p> The polling firm <a href="http://www.zoomerang.com/free-account-surveys/?kk=zoomerange&amp;gclid=CKq-p7OU_a0CFcXd4AodcEVLug" target="_blank">Zoomerang</a> conducted the survey for the dating website <a href="http://match.com">Match.com</a> and found 62 percent of the surveyed singles who use Android devices have had sex on a first date, compared with 57 percent of iPhone users and 48 percent of BlackBerry users. At 55 percent, Android users also were the most likely to have one-night stands and &mdash; at a whopping 72 percent &mdash; were the most active visitors of dating websites.</p> <p> BlackBerry users &mdash; at 72 per cent &mdash; were the most likely to drink alcohol on a first date. (Because their BlackBerry service was down?)</p> <p> Those with an iPhone were most likely to date a co-worker, with nearly a quarter of questioned &ldquo;iSingles&rdquo; saying they&#39;ve had a workplace romance within the last five years. (No word whether the &ldquo;romance&rdquo; had to be with an actual human, or if gazing adoringly at a cardboard mock up of one of Apple&rsquo;s newest gadgets also counts.)</p> <p> Match.com said in release that social networking and online dating made our love lives and our digital lives even more intertwined and graciously offered a few tips about successful dating in this high-tech environment:</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/wanderlust/iphone-android-blackberry-sex-life" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Android Blackberry iPhone sex Business Entertainment Canada Offbeat Technology Wanderlust Wed, 01 Feb 2012 16:08:00 +0000 Iva Roze Skoch 5689855 at http://www.globalpost.com iPhone Foxconn factory workers demand change http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-grid/iphone-factory-workers-demand-change <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Two workers at a Foxconn factory, the makers of the iPhone, are demanding reforms and pleading for help. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeb Boone </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The makers of the iPhone, the actual workers who assemble the phones for sometimes 18 hours a day, have released an open letter to the American public demanding better working conditions.</p> <p> In the letter, released to the SumOfUs organization, the workers said that a mass poisoning took place at the factory when laborers used the n-hexane chemical to clean iPhone screens. They claim that n-hexane has caused some workers to suffer neurological damage.</p> <p> <strong>More from GlobalPost: <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-rice-bowl/foxconn-protests">Foxconn protests: workers reportedly threatened suicide</a></strong></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-grid/iphone-factory-workers-demand-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China foxconn human rights iPhone China The Grid Thu, 23 Feb 2012 16:10:00 +0000 Jeb Boone 5693125 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple misses iPhone forecasts, stock drops over 10 percent http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/130123/apple-earnings-disappoint-iphone-forecasts-shares-fall-11 'Everyone at Apple has their eyes on the future,' Apple CEO Tim Cook said on an earnings conference call. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/technology/130123/apple-earnings-disappoint-iphone-forecasts-shares-fall-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple iPhone Need to Know Business Technology Thu, 24 Jan 2013 00:24:00 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5738608 at http://www.globalpost.com Apple shares plunge 12 percent, again http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/130124/apple-shares-plunge-12-percent-again On the 28th birthday of the Mac, no one at Apple was celebrating. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/130124/apple-shares-plunge-12-percent-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Apple iPhone Need to Know Business Technology Fri, 25 Jan 2013 01:18:13 +0000 Jennifer Mattson 5739157 at http://www.globalpost.com